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Table 3 Comparison of growth and development of infants with a milk protein allergy before and after intervention (n = 90)

From: Can fecal calprotectin levels be used to monitor infant milk protein allergies?

  Nonallergic group Allergic group *t *p #t #p t p
Before intervention First visit Second visit
WLZ (Mean ± SD) 0.365 ± 1.013 − 0.142 ± 1.091 − 0.102 ± 0.932 − 0.041 ± 0.831 − 0.881 0.380 − 1.897 0.061 − 1.899 0.061
WAZ (Mean ± SD) 0.315 ± 0.786 − 0.306 ± 1.171 − 0.187 ± 0.957 − 0.034 ± 0.852 − 1.837 0.070 − 3.323 0.001 − 3.759 < 0.001
LAZ (Mean ± SD) 0.135 ± 0.891 − 0.223 ± 1.216 0.108 ± 0.970 0.090 ± 0.921 − 1.164 0.248 − 2.598 0.011 − 3.023 0.003
  1. p < 0.05 was considered significant
  2. LAZ length-for-age Z-score, WAZ weight-for-age Z-score, WLZ weight-for-length Z-score
  3. *Comparison between the first follow-up visit and before the intervention, #Comparison between the second follow-up visit and before the intervention, Comparison between the second and the first visit